Arthritis is a common cause of hip stiffness and pain that gradually affects mobility and quality of life. Doing gentle hip exercises may help restore hip mobility, ease pain, and strengthen the hip.
The most common cause of knee pain can hit you in your 30s as easily as it can in your 60s and 70s. Osteoarthritis, or “wear-and-tear arthritis,” is the most common cause of knee pain – and the most common form of arthritis.
Femoral neck osteoporosis occurs where the top of the thigh bone becomes weak and brittle from a loss of bone density. Like osteoporosis in other parts of the body, people with femoral neck osteoporosis tend not to have symptoms until they experience a break or fracture.
People with hip arthritis can use exercise as a way to improve their mobility and reduce pain and stiffness. However, certain types of exercises may worsen the pain.
Early meniscal surgery is not superior to a strategy of exercise and education with the option of later surgery among young, active adults with meniscal tears, according to a study published online Jan. 25 in NEJM Evidence.